Two leading journalists' bodies on Thursday expressed shock and concern over Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao's remarks threatening to "bury the media 10-km under the earth" if it "insults" his state.
Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan today faced a new outcry over his attitude to the media and women after he branded a prominent female journalist a "shameless woman" and told her "to know your place".
China will toughen curbs on journalists disclosing state and commercial secrets, a top media regulator said on Tuesday, in the latest effort by President Xi Jinping`s government to muzzle critical speech, both in traditional media and online.
Journalists of two Telugu news channels, accompanied by members of different organisations of the fraternity, took to the streets here on Monday protesting against the blocking of their telecast in Telangana for the past three weeks and demanding immediate lifting of the ban.
Two journalists in northern Somalia`s self-declared independent Somaliland region have been sentenced to three years in jail for false reports and defaming the government, reports said Wednesday, as rights groups condemned the sentence.
Three Al Jazeera journalists were jailed for seven years in Egypt on Monday after a court convicted them of helping a "terrorist organisation" by spreading lies, in a case that has raised questions about the country`s respect for media freedoms.
Ukrainian security services are holding two Russian television journalists working for a defence ministry outlet after they were detained at a government checkpoint leaving the conflict-hit east of the country, the channel said Sunday.
The US supports the ability of journalists to freely report on countries around the world, the White House said today on being asked about the Pakistan government`s decision asking the two Indian journalists based in Islamabad to leave the country within a week.
Just days after fatal assassination bids on Pakistani journalists Hamid Mir and Raza Rumi, the Amnesty International has highlighted the plight of media workers, explaining how hey face constant life threat from various groups including the ISI and Taliban.
Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar Tuesday expressed "regret" over his statements made in context of the media, following which state`s apex journalist body, Goa Union of Journalists (GUJ), withdrew its agitation.